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Buckwheat (organic) - Cover Crops Seeds has a rating of 4.8 stars based on 14 reviews.
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It is known to grow much better in low-fertility soils. Great for suppressing weeds. Seeding Rate: ~2.25 lbs\/1000 sq ft or 75-100 lbs\/Acre.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003eSelect a Different Use for This Seed:\u003c\/h4\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"profile-links\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"\/products\/buckwheat-organic-microgreens-seeds?variant=45530150472\"\u003e \u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2016\/2681\/files\/tlm-microgreens.png?4946520050077590398\"\u003e\u003cu\u003eMicrogreen\u003c\/u\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"profile-links\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"\/products\/organic-whole-buckwheat-sprouting-seeds?variant=38636442952\"\u003e \u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2016\/2681\/files\/mini-seed.png?15880154197533826775\"\u003e\u003cu\u003eSprouting\u003c\/u\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eBuckwheat - Cover Crop Seeds\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e Latin Name: \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003ci\u003e Fagopyrum esculentum\u003c\/i\u003e \u003cbr\u003e \u003cstrong\u003eVariety: \u003c\/strong\u003e Buckwheat \u003cbr\u003e \u003cstrong\u003eOther Names:\u003c\/strong\u003e Black peas \u003cbr\u003e \u003cstrong\u003ePlanting Per Acre:\u003c\/strong\u003e 50 lbs \u003cbr\u003e \u003cstrong\u003ePlant Type:\u003c\/strong\u003e Annual \u003cbr\u003e \u003cstrong\u003eHardiness Zone:\u003c\/strong\u003e 3-10 \u003cbr\u003e \u003cstrong\u003eUses: \u003c\/strong\u003e Cover Crop \u003cbr\u003e \u003cstrong\u003eTemp Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Warmer \u003cbr\u003e \u003cstrong\u003eLight Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Full Sun \u003cbr\u003e \u003cstrong\u003eResistances: \u003c\/strong\u003e None \u003cbr\u003e \u003cstrong\u003eBenefits:\u003c\/strong\u003e Nitrogen fixer, biomass and forage producer\u003cbr\u003e \u003cstrong\u003ePlanting Depth: \u003c\/strong\u003e1\/4 - 1\/2 inches\u003cbr\u003e \u003cstrong\u003eSeeding Rate: \u003c\/strong\u003e~2.25 lbs\/1000 sq ft or 75-100 lbs\/Acre\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSeeds Per Package:\u003c\/strong\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e1 lb - Approximately 12,000 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e5 lb - Approximately 60,000 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e25 lb - Approximately 300,000 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"clear\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003chr\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eBuckwheat does not do well in hard pack soils. Unlike alfalfa and other cover crops, it is unable to break up the hard-pack. Commonly used as a ground cover after a spring harvest.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003chr\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e Read more about Cover Crops:\n\u003cp\u003e-\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.trueleafmarket.com\/blogs\/articles\/weve-got-you-covered-a-guide-to-cover-crops\" target=\"_blank\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003e True Leaf Market Blog - Cover Crops the Why, What, When, and How\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e"}
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Buckwheat is known to grow very quickly, completeing it's life cycle relatively soon, making it a favorite "quick fix" among gardeners and farmers. It is known to grow much better in low-fertility soils. Great for suppressing weeds. Seeding Rate: ~2.25 lbs/1000 sq ft or 75-100 lbs/Acre.


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Buckwheat - Cover Crop Seeds

Latin Name: Fagopyrum esculentum
Variety: Buckwheat
Other Names: Black peas
Planting Per Acre: 50 lbs
Plant Type: Annual
Hardiness Zone: 3-10
Uses: Cover Crop
Temp Preference: Warmer
Light Preference: Full Sun
Resistances: None
Benefits: Nitrogen fixer, biomass and forage producer
Planting Depth: 1/4 - 1/2 inches
Seeding Rate: ~2.25 lbs/1000 sq ft or 75-100 lbs/Acre

  • Seeds Per Package:
    • 1 lb - Approximately 12,000 Seeds
    • 5 lb - Approximately 60,000 Seeds
    • 25 lb - Approximately 300,000 Seeds

  • Buckwheat does not do well in hard pack soils. Unlike alfalfa and other cover crops, it is unable to break up the hard-pack. Commonly used as a ground cover after a spring harvest.



    Read more about Cover Crops:

    - True Leaf Market Blog - Cover Crops the Why, What, When, and How

     
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